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    Friends of the National Concert Hall Competition

    If you love music  - then this is definatelyt the competition for you. We have three Season Friend of the National Concert Hall memberships worth €125 to give away. Friends of the National Concert Hall enjoy ticket discounts, priority booking, music courses, open rehearsals, tours and talks throughout the year.

    Plus the overall winner will get a pair of tickets to see Natalie Dessay on March 26th 2015 with a two-course dinner for two with tea/coffee in the Terrace restaurant at the National Concert Hall before the performance courtesy of With Taste. After the concert, you can spend a €50 Gift Voucher in Music Box, The National Concert Hall music shop.

    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Monday 1 September 2014


    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

    The perfect musical soundtrack to your journey home accompanied by news and traffic updates. At 5.40pm, Culture File, Luke Clancy's daily guide to creativity in the world around us

    Culture File - The Gillie of Lough Mask

    The underwater landscape of Lough Mask and the fish that hide there, with gillie Michael Harnesse.


    We're afraid that all the listener tickets for this have been applied for. We will have a reserve list so feel free to email in case we get any returns.

    RTÉ lyric fm’s Classic Drive Live with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra Studio 1, 12th December

    On Friday the 12th December from 5.30pm, Liz Nolan’s Classic Drive will broadcast live from Studio 1 in the RTE Radio Centre, Donnybrook, Dublin 4 in the company of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Finucane and she would love you to be there. Expect great orchestral and seasonal music from the masters including Tchaikovsky, Grieg and Prokofiev.

    Liz will also introduce some of the great new musical talent in Ireland. Rising stars soprano Jennifer Davis and tenor Patrick Hyland, and violinst Aoife Ní Bhríain will perform with the RTÉ NSO and talk to Liz about their plans for the future. Culture File’s Luke Clancy will present a live insight to the world of culture and the arts, and as usual Liz will have all the usual sport and traffic updates.

    To attend this free broadcast, simply email your name, contact details and number of tickets required to The broadcast will run from 5.30-7.00pm and we will need you to be at the Radio Centre in RTÉ by 5.00pm.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:01
      Title: Rondino On A Theme Of Beethoven
      Composer: Kreisler, Fritz
      Performer(s): Catherine Leonard (Violin)
      Performer(s): Catherine Leonard (Violin), Hugh Tinney (Piano)
      Album: The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Works, RTÉ lyric fm, Cd111
      Duration: 2:34
    • 16:05
      Title: Czardas -- Not Available
      Composer: Monti, Vittorio
      Performer(s): Kennedy (Violin)
      Performer(s): Kennedy (Violin), English Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Classic Kennedy (Recordno: 724355689023) ~~ D315410, EMI Classics, 724355689023
      Duration: 5:20
    • 16:10
      Title: Kalinka -- Kalinka
      Composer: Folk
      Performer(s): Dimitri Hvorostovsky (Bass)
      Performer(s): Dimitri Hvorostovsky (Bass), Osipov Russian Folk Orchestra, Saint Petersburg Chamber Choir
      Album: Dimitri Hvorostovsky Portrait, Phillips, 4757643
      Duration: 4:02
    • 16:15
      Title: Suite No.3 In F Major (5th Movement) Bourrees I & Ii
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Paolo Pandolfo (Viola Da Gamba)
      Performer(s): Paolo Pandolfo (Viola Da Gamba)
      Album: Bach: The Six Suites - Paolo Pandolfo, Glossa
      Duration: 3:42
    • 16:21
      Title: Die Fledermaus: Overture
      Composer: Strauss, Johann Ii
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 465160-2), Deutsche Grammophon, 465160-2
      Duration: 8:40
    • 16:34
      Title: Swan Lake Op. 20 Act 1, Scene 1 - No. 3 Valse - Tempo Di Valse
      Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Orchestra Of The Marinsky Theatre
      Album: Tchaikovsky: Swan lake - Orchestra of the Marinsky Theatre: Valery Gergiev - Disk 1 ~~ CDH08819, Decca, 475 7669
      Duration: 5:26
    • 16:41
      Title: Jean De Florette - Theme
      Complete Work Name: Jean De Florette
      Composer: Petit, Jean-Claude
      Performer(s): Toots Thielemans (Harmonica)
      Performer(s): Toots Thielemans (Harmonica), Orchestra Of Paris
      Album: Classical Chill out 2 CD 2, Circa Records, 724356208728
      Duration: 2:32
    • 16:43
      Title: Autumn - Movement X - Edo Lullaby
      Composer: Bedetti, Tiziano
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Yoshino Nishida (Sop), Anna Chulkina (Solo Violin), Michiko Inoue (Chorus Director / Narrator), Glazunov Chamber Orchestra, Coro Dell'accademia Internazionale Di Musica Di Roma
      Album: Tiziano Bedetti - The Seasons - Japanese Ballet in Four Parts (Recordno: Ludovico Fulci), Tiziano Bedetti, Ludovico Fulci
      Duration: 2:38
    • 16:48
      Title: Suite: The Spanish Lady - Country Dance
      Composer: Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Royal Ballet Sinfonia
      Album: British String Miniatures / Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Gavin Sutherland, White Line, WHL2136
      Duration: 2:22
    • 16:53
      Title: Raindrop Prelude -- Prelude No.15 In D Flat Op.28
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
      Performer(s): Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
      Album: Fur Elise: Ashkenazy / Schiff / Lupu / Bolet / Roge, Decca, 417751
      Duration: 5:17
    • 16:59
      Title: Sinfonia From Mesenzio, Re D'Etruria
      Composer: Cherubini, Luigi
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Auser Musici
      Album: Cherubini Arias and Overtures, Hyperion, CDA67893
      Duration: 5:06
    • 17:06
      Title: La Mamma Morta -- André Chenier
      Composer: Giordano, Umberto
      Performer(s): Maria Callas (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Maria Callas (Soprano), Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: The Best Opera Album in the Wold Ever!, Virgin, VTDCD100B
      Duration: 4:52
    • 17:11
      Title: Serenade Op44 (4th Movement) Allegro Molto
      Composer: Dvorak
      Performer(s): Oslo Philharmonic Wind Soloists
      Performer(s): Oslo Philharmonic Wind Soloists
      Album: Dvorak: Serenade For Wind, Naxos, 8.554173
      Duration: 5:46
    • 17:17
      Title: Dance Intermezzo Op. 45/2
      Composer: Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Havard Gimse (Piano)
      Performer(s): Havard Gimse (Piano)
      Album: Sibelius: Piano Music Vol. 2 - Havard Gimse, Naxos, 8.554808
      Duration: 3:08
    • 17:22
      Title: New York, New York -- On The Town
      Composer: Bernstein, Leonard/Comden, Betty/Green, Adolph
      Performer(s): Joshua Bell (Violin)
      Performer(s): Joshua Bell (Violin), Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story Suite - Joshua Bell, Sony Clasical, SK 89358
      Duration: 2:27
    • 17:25
      Title: The Coney Island Waltz
      Composer: Lloyd Webber, Andrew/Slater, Glenn
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Recording Orchestra
      Album: Love Never Dies (Recordno: 2724801), Polydor, 2724801
      Duration: 3:34
    • 17:34
      Title: Serenade No.2 For Small Orchestra In A (5th Movement)
      Composer: Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Brahms: Serenade No.2 / Hungarian Dances - London Symphony Orchestra / Tilson Thomas, Sony, SK47195
      Duration: 6:18
    • 17:53
      Title: Piano Sonata In C Sharp Minor - I: Adagio Sostenuto
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludvig Van
      Performer(s): Stephen Hough (Piano)
      Performer(s): Stephen Hough (Piano)
      Album: In The Night, Hyperion, CDA67996
      Duration: 5:02
    • 18:00
      Title: Oboe Quintet (3rd Movement) Allegro Giocoso
      Composer: Bax, Arnold
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Nash Ensemble
      Album: Bax: Nonet, Elegiac Trio, Oboe & Harp Quintets ~~ H473805, Hyperion, Cda66807
      Duration: 4:12
    • 18:05
      Title: Symphony No. 40 In G Minor K 550 (1st Movement) Molto Allegro
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields
      Album: Mozart: Symphonies 35-41 - Neville Marriner: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields - Disk 3, EMI, 50999 5 00836 2 6
      Duration: 7:25
    • 18:13
      Title: Deh Vieni Al Finestra -- Don Giovanni (Act 2) K.527
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone)
      Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone), London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Heroes and Villains - Opera's Leading Men ~~ CDC09847, Decca, 4782346
      Duration: 2:19
    • 18:17
      Title: Algerian Suite: French Military March
      Complete Work Name: Algerian Suite
      Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Boston Pops Orchestra
      Album: Fiedler's Favorite Marches (Recordno: GD60700), RCA Victor, GD60700
      Duration: 4:32
    • 18:22
      Title: Boogie-Woodie
      Composer: Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Counterpoise
      Performer(s): Counterpoise
      Album: Deadly Pleasures: Counterpoise, Deux-Elles, DXL 1151
      Duration: 2:27
    • 18:24
      Title: La Mer --
      Composer: Trenet, Charles, Chauliac, Leo
      Performer(s): Charles Trenet (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Charles Trenet (Vocal), Shane Hill (Guitar), Band Of The French Foreign Legion, Choir Of The French Foreign Legion
      Album: Legende:Music of the French Foreign Legion, Deutsche Grammophon, 4791687
      Duration: 3:32
    • 18:36
      Title: Sonata For Two Violins And B.C. In F Major Rv 70 - Allegro
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Monica Huggett (Violin)
      Performer(s): Monica Huggett (Violin), Emilia Benjamin (Violin), Alison Mcgillivray (Violoncello), Gary Cooper (Harpsichord, Organ), William Carter, Sonnerie
      Album: Antonio Vivaldi: Trio Sonatas Op. 1 - Sonnerie - Disk 2, CPO, 999 511-2
      Duration: 4:50
    • 18:40
      Title: With Wand'ring Steps (Recorder Version)
      Composer: Pook, Jocelyn / Milton, John
      Performer(s): Andreas Scholl (Voice)
      Performer(s): Andreas Scholl (Voice), Pavlo Besnosiuk, Carolin Balding (Violins), Rachel Byrt (Viola), Richard Turncliff (Cello), The Baroque String Quartet
      Album: William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, Decca, 475 6367
      Duration: 2:40
    • 18:43
      Title: Symphony No.9 In C Major (3rd Movement) Scherzo - Allegro Vivace
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Chicago Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Giulini in America Chicago Symphony Orchestra (Recordno: 002894779630), Deutsche Grammophon, 002894779630
      Duration: 16:12

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